Moon Phases Calendar

For optimal auroral viewing, the Moon may not disturb because light from the Moon can be very bright which causes faint aurora to be barely visible, especially when the chances for auroral viewing are low. Below you'll find the Moon Phases for the current and next month so that you'll know exactly when the Moon will be a disturbing factor.

September 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
    1

Waxing Gibbious
2

Waxing Gibbious
3

Waxing Gibbious
4

Waxing Gibbious
5

Waxing Gibbious
6

Full Moon
7

Waning Gibbious
8

Waning Gibbious
9

Waning Gibbious
10

Waning Gibbious
11

Waning Gibbious
12

Waning Gibbious
13

Waning Gibbious
14

Last Quarter
15

Waning Crescent
16

Waning Crescent
17

Waning Crescent
18

Waning Crescent
19

Waning Crescent
20

New Moon
21

New Moon
22

Waxing Crescent
23

Waxing Crescent
24

Waxing Crescent
25

Waxing Crescent
26

Waxing Crescent
27

Waxing Crescent
28

First Quarter
29

First Quarter
30

Waxing Gibbious
 
       

October 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
      1

Waxing Gibbious
2

Waxing Gibbious
3

Waxing Gibbious
4

Waxing Gibbious
5

Full Moon
6

Full Moon
7

Waning Gibbious
8

Waning Gibbious
9

Waning Gibbious
10

Waning Gibbious
11

Waning Gibbious
12

Waning Gibbious
13

Last Quarter
14

Last Quarter
15

Waning Crescent
16

Waning Crescent
17

Waning Crescent
18

Waning Crescent
19

New Moon
20

New Moon
21

New Moon
22

Waxing Crescent
23

Waxing Crescent
24

Waxing Crescent
25

Waxing Crescent
26

Waxing Crescent
27

Waxing Crescent
28

First Quarter
29

Waxing Gibbious
30

Waxing Gibbious
31

Waxing Gibbious
     
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

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